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Training and Networking

Training

We offer training programs to support emerging and current consumer and carer representatives, as well as health staff.

If you have any ideas on areas you would like more training please contact us info@hcq.org.au.


Networking

Networking with other consumer representatives is an important way to share experiences and ideas and to feel supported in the work you do. Health Consumers Queensland will be hosting networking events – the details are on our Training Calendar.


Networking sessions 2017


Our meetings for 2017 will be held  in the Brisbane Square Library. The Community Meeting Room is accessible, has a hearing loop, and is larger than our training room. We’re interested in your feedback on this new venue.

Community meeting room, Brisbane Square Library

266 George St

Ground level

Brisbane, QLD 4000

These regular networking sessions are a chance for health consumers and carers working together with health services and organisations to share learnings and support each other.


2017 sessions


Friday 18 August 2017*
Brisbane Square Library 9.30 am – 11.30 am

Followed by consumer training “The Fundamentals of Partnering with Consumers” See right for details.

An update on Standard 1: Governance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations, and Standard 2: Partnering with Consumers. What do they mean for consumers?

Read about Standard 1: Governance for safety and quality in health service organisations >

Read about Standard 2: Partnering with consumers >

The speaker for this session is Health Consumers Queensland Project Manager, Anne Curtis.

This information session will be followed by morning tea, and then an opportunity for consumer representatives to share their experiences and learning.

Register for this session >


Thursday 19 October 2017*
Brisbane Square Library 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm

Wednesday 6 December
3.30 pm – 5.30 pm

* Consumer training: Fundamentals of consumer partnerships will be offered on the same day/same venue. See right for more information.

Consumer training: Fundamentals of partnering with consumers


Friday 18 August 2017
Brisbane Square Library 12.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Register for this session >

Other proposed dates for face-to-face (free) consumer training (coinciding with networking sessions in Brisbane):
Thursday 19 October 2017*
Brisbane Square Library 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm


Training via Webinar

We will continue to offer webinar training throughout the year. Please stay in touch with upcoming sessions via our eAlerts.

New to webinars? Request a copy of Beginner’s Guide to Webinars via consumer@hcq.org.au